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Schroon Supervisor Mike Marnell surveys the new Paradox Creek dam. The dam replaces an old barrier, built in 1937. That hemlock and stone structure was leaking. That caused water levels in Paradox Lake to fall, creating lakeshore and boating navigation issues.

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Paradox Creek dam project complete

Project raises Paradox Lake water level

With the exception of a few snapping turtles, almost everyone is hailing the Paradox Creek dam project in the town of Schroon as a success. The dam replaces an old barrier, built in 1937. That hemlock and stone structure was leaking. That caused water levels in Paradox Lake to fall, creating lakeshore and boating navigation issues.

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